In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will discuss the many causes of a weakened immune system — such as stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and environmental toxins, among others — and how this can impact an individual’s life and general well-being. She will focus on ways to help boost immunity and improve overall health in order to prevent illness before it starts.
In our increasingly complex society, we need to optimize our brain fitness to manage the inundation of choices, information, and stimulation that we are exposed to today. The benefits of meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation on mood, attention, compassion, and stress management, as well as the benefits achieved through the development of neuroplasticity, emotional intelligence, and character development are becoming more and more evident. A well-being approach that incorporates these practices will allow us to thrive in the twenty-first century.
As flu and cold season approaches, maintaining the health of the immune system is vitally important. Katheryn Scauzzo will address proper nutrition for enhancing and supporting the immune system to help prevent winter illnesses and to stay as healthy as possible through the coldest months of the year. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
Come meet our dermatologist, Dr. Jeff Reed, and bring your skin care and beauty questions! Dr. Reed will hold a question and answer session about the risk factors for certain skin conditions, how often you should get a medical skin check, the best choice of dermal fillers and injections to help you reach your cosmetic goals, and any other questions you may have. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
“Head up, shoulders back!” We’ve all heard this order barked at us at least once from a well-meaning friend, teacher, or family member in order to help us improve our posture. But what does good posture really entail? And why should we care about our posture in the first place? Join Alinda Muszynski, certified personal trainer and well-being coach, for a seminar that will blend theory and practical exercises to help you become aware of and improve your own posture. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
Come enjoy two hours of creativity and fun while nibbling on light refreshments! Learn about composition through a mixed media collage inspired by pop artist, Rosalyn Drexler. Both novice and experienced artists will enjoy stretching their creativity with Art for Well-Being artist, Maria Ojascastro. Coffee, kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with some light snacks.
Attend a question and answer session about Anthropedia’s Well-Being Coach Certification Training and find out how you can help us. Anthropedia Well-Being Coaches are experts in the root causes of well-being and educators for sustainable lifestyle change. We invite you to become a Well-Being Coach to assist in addressing the needs of the whole person.
Learn about the health benefits of incorporating herbs into your diet. Since ancient times, herbs have been used both as spices and as home remedies for minor ailments. Katheryn Eldridge, RD will help you understand how herbs play an important role in any healthy lifestyle. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
Why is stretching so essential? What’s the best way to do it quickly and effectively? Come learn about the benefits of stretching and the most useful stretches for all the major muscle groups. Heather Walther, PT, has worked with physical therapy clients and professional athletes alike, and will help correct form and posture during this practical session.
The old adage, “You are what you eat,” traces back to a 19th-century French gastronomist. Unfortunately, in the nearly 200 intervening years, many of us seem to have lost touch with this common-sense advice, as poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other health problems.